Marine Board Recognizes Arctic Shipping as a Priority Issue

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) Marine Board has considered Arctic shipping as a priority topic for several years and has conducted activities reflecting this focus. Formed in 1965, the TRB Marine Board is an internationally recognized source of expertise on maritime transportation, marine engineering, and technology. As part of its charge, the Marine Board identifies research needs and provides a forum for exchange of information on new technologies, laws and regulations, economics, the environment, port operations, coastal engineering, and other issues that affect the marine transportation system. In this article the author outlines Marine Board activities, 2012 through 2015, as they relate to arctic shipping.


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Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Photos; References;
  • Pagination: p 24
  • Serial:
    • TR News
    • Issue Number: 302
    • Publisher: Transportation Research Board
    • ISSN: 0738-6826
  • Publication flags:

    Open Access (libre)

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01599028
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: May 12 2016 2:17PM